What do You Know About Cyclones?
Cyclone refers to any rotating storm that revolves around a low-pressure center. The low-pressure center is also known to be strangely calm compared to areas under the whirling “arms” of the wind. Cyclones have also been observed on other planets, such as Jupiter, Mars, and Neptune.
There are some common types of a hurricane, namely: Tropical hurricanes; Polar cyclones and mesocyclone. Cyclogenesis is the process of formation and intensification of a hurricane and the development or reinforcement of cyclonic circulation in the atmosphere.
Various reports on the impact of the cyclone and its features must be analyzed. According to some reports, the tropical storm Vayu, which heads to northwestern India, affected about six million people along the coast of Gujarat, which forced the Indian Home Ministry to evacuate nearly 300,000 people to almost 700 shelter home and also forced the closure of schools and colleges.
The cyclone could be one of the most active storms to have hit northwestern India, with a wind speed of about 170 km/h. This cyclone was said to have hit northwestern India some month after the devastating impact of Tropical Cyclone Fani hit India’s northeastern coast.
Reports also show that Fani is also one of the powerful cyclones to have hit North Indian Ocean since 2008, after the Cyclone Nargis. The storm forces India to make one of its most massive evacuation in their history; over 1 million had to be relocated when a cyclone strike on the eastern India coastline was expected.
Forcing the closure of schools, colleges, and universities as they expect its deadly attack. The Authority open about 850 shelter home to accommodate about 1 million people. With a wind speed of about 180-190 km/h, it was classified as one of the extremely severe cyclonic storms.